What a location, what a dress, what a couple and boy what a day!
Lizzie and Duncan wed on Duncan’s family’s property. The couple had just returned from travelling and living over in London, so a lot of the preparations had occurred between two continents and amongst family and friends; all we can say is cudos to you guys on pulling off such a spectacular celebration!
The dress was designed by the bride herself back in the UK with embellished floral tulle and that hint of (something blue) organza – we love it!
And, as with most of the weddings we adore, there was more than a hint of DIY – homemade jar lanterns, petunias grown by the groom’s mum (who also spent a year preparing the gardens for the big day), burlap/lace table runners, vintage crystal glasses and a personalised mixtape CD as the favours. These guys really outdid themselves.
Special mention also goes to our friend and photographer Ashley Ootdyck who did such a gorgeous job of documenting Lizzie and Duncan’s big day. Ash tells us, “Lizzie and Duncan’s family and friends worked with them, to put all the beautiful finishing touches on the details of their day. It was a pleasure to witness and I was left with such an amazing impression of warmth, love and generosity from everyone. As the sun went down they dined, laughed and danced under a new moon with all their favourite people. It was incredible to be a part of their day, and such an amazing privilege to capture their story.”
Ashley has just launched her new website under the moniker Stories by Ash, we highly recommend you pop by and say hello. Especially if you are in the market for a rather talented wedding photographer.
CREDITS Photos Stories by Ash // Dress Designed by the bride // Veil/hairpiece Darling Dusty // Shoes Zu // Flowers Darling Dusty and Friends of the bride // Groom’s tux/shirt Lanvin and Jermyn Street // Groom’s shoes RM Williams // Bow ties Calvin Klein // Ceremony and reception Venue Groom’s family property // Catering Kathy Heath Events // Flower garlands and horseshoes Darling Dusty // Hair and makeup Misha